Harry van Dalen


  • Warandelaan 2, Koopmans Building, room K 311

    5037 AB Tilburg


Accepting PhD Students

1988 …2020

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Personal profile

Research interests

My research interests cover migration, the aging labor force, pension finance, public sector economics, population policies, the history of economic thought and economics of economics.

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  • Director of the Master of Education program, Economics and Management & Organisation (ULT) of Tilburg University, October 2012 - June 2015.

  • Founder and managing editor, Me Judice, 2008-2018.

  • Secretary of the Scheltema Commission investigating the fall of the DSB Bank, Ministry of Finance.
  • Managing editor Demos, 2018-present
  • Secretary of the Dutch Council of Economic Advisors of the House of Representatives (or Raad van Economisch Adviseurs, REA), The Hague, March 1, 2005 - January 1, 2008.

  • Senior research associate, SEOR - Erasmus Competition and Regulation Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2004 - 2007.
  • Senior Research Associate, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Hague, 1996 - 1999; and from October 2002 - present
  • Senior research associate, Research Center for Economic Policy (OCFEB), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1994 - 2004.
  • Research fellow Tinbergen Institute, 1992 - 2007.
  • Senior staff member, Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), 1999 - 2002
  • Senior staff member, Ministry of Economic Affairs, 1995 - 1996.
  • Post-doc researcher, Department of Mathematical Economics, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1991 - 1994.




History of Economic Thought

The Making of Modern Macroeconomics

Current courses

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Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Award Date: 25 Apr 1991

External positions

senior research associate, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute

1 Oct 2002 → …


  • Economics
  • Migrants
  • Mobility Of Labour
  • Public Economics
  • Pensions
  • Ageing
  • History Of Economic Thought
  • Policy


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